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Oscar Hammerstein I; the life and exploits of an impresario.

Author: Vincent Sheean
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1956.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sheean, Vincent, 1899-1975.
Oscar Hammerstein I.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1956
(OCoLC)592527967
Named Person: Oscar Hammerstein; Oscar Hammerstein; Oscar Hammerstein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Sheean
OCLC Number: 580665
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 363 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: Illustration Section --
Preface by Oscar Hammerstein II --
Chapter- 1 The Tope Hat of an Ego --
Chapter 2- Beginnings --
Chapter 3- Young Man on the Town --
Chapter 4-First Forays --
Harlem Adventure --
Chapter 6-Opera in Ultimate Thule --
Chapter 7-And Another Harlem Theater --
Chapter 8-Broadway Invaded --
Chapter 9-A (Little) Time of Milk and Honey --
Chapter 10-Mr. Hammerstein of Times Square --
Chapter 11-A Hammerstein Miracle --
Chapter 12-The Gold Mine of Vaudeville --
Chapter 13-"The Largest Theater in the World" --
Chapter 14-At Last, the Manhattan Opera House --
Chapter 15-The Opening Night --
Chapter 16-Some Anxious Weeks- and Melba --
Chapter 17-Opera War at Full Tilt --
Chapter 18-The King in His Castle --
Chapter 19-New Vistas Rising --
Chapter 20-Mary Garden --
Chapter 21-The Golden Second Season Begins --
chapter 22-TheFabulous Tetrazzini --
Chapter 23-A Historic Premiere --
Chapter 24-Lucky Hammerstein, Unlucky Conried --
Chapter 25-Love, Opera, and Real Estate --
Chapter 26-The New Order in Opera --
Chapter 27-"A Man Never Makes a Mistake" --
Chapter 28-Disaster Waits in the Wings --
Chapter 29-The End of the Dream --
Chapter 30-The London Venture --
Chapter 31-Last Fling --
Chapter 32-The Closing Years.
Responsibility: With a pref. by Oscar Hammerstein II.

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